When we first launched Glorious Noise in February 2001 the country had just inaugurated a Republican president who had lost the popular vote after a bitter, draining campaign. My pals and I were not optimistic about the future. We’ve written at length about the origins of this site, about the influence of Vanity Fair’s “Rock … Continue reading Glorious Noise Turns Sweet 16
One year ago for our tenth anniversary, we took a little break. A sabbatical. After six months with nary a peep, we quietly started publishing stuff again. And we’ve been posting stuff fairly regularly since then. The break was nice. It gave us time to migrate from MovableType to WordPress. We also switched hosts from … Continue reading Glorious Noise is 11 years old today
We celebrate our tenth anniversary by taking a break from publishing the site.
It’s our birthday. Want a free shirt?
To celebrate the eighth anniversary of the founding of GLONO, founder Derek Phillips reminisces about where it all began.
To celebrate the eighth anniversary of the founding of GLONO, we’ve asked some of the original contributors to share some thoughts about eight years of publication.
George W. Bush was inaugurated as President of the United States on January 20, 2001. Seventeen days later, we humbly launched Glorious Noise.
Five years ago today, the comments page for Johnny’s review of 8 Mile got so out of control that we had to break it off into a separate page because it was crashing our server: Your Comments on 8 Mile Is Worth the Hype. And then the insanity continued on our message boards: Eminem’s 8 … Continue reading Five Years Ago: 8 Mile-Inspired “Battles” Get Nuts
If Glorious Noise was a kid he’d be in, like, first grade or something. Jeez, we’ve been doing this for a long time now. Six years!
Glorious Noise is throwing a party, and you’re invited. We’re celebrating five years in publication and the third release on Glorious Noise Records with a big blowout. October 21 at Martyr’s in Chicago with Healthy White Baby, Riviera and Quasar Wut-Wut.